First Bowls

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Project by Chris posted 06-23-2012 02:31 AM 1099 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Although I’ve had the lathe for a while, I only recently started trying bowls. Neither of these bowls are my first, I think they are the 4th and 5th but are the first I liked when I finished. Pic 1 is Cherry, about 5 inches or so across. Pic 2 is stained Poplar, a little bigger at 6.5 inches. Pics 3 and 4 just show the size and technique for turning a dovetail recess in the foot to chuck the bowl to finish the top.

All I can say is that bowls are highly addictive. Thanks for looking …

-- Chris

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#1 posted 06-23-2012 04:42 AM

nice straight forward work

clean lines

have a ball learning this turning stuff

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#2 posted 06-23-2012 01:26 PM

Very nice bowls, Chris. All of woodworking is addictive!!.............but it is a good addiction!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 06-23-2012 09:48 PM

Nice looking bowl.

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#4 posted 06-24-2012 11:54 AM

Great Look’in bowls! I too am addicted to the shop!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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